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Tips For Preppers

Back in December, I attended one of the many educational and informational meetings held each winter, and this meeting just happened to be in Jamaica. 603 more words


Ford Model 309 Planter

I haven’t posted anything lately, I have been busy with work and other things so much I haven’t done much in the way of homestead activities. 412 more words


Lost voices, lost rooms

The farm used to have something like 200 individual homesteads on it at one time. Years ago. Now that we’ve been in the county for a few years, more and more people come by, tell us their stories. 427 more words


Going home again - yes you can

The new header photo for this blog shows my wife’s family farm near Calhoun, Georgia, first settled by the family in 1850. My wife’s paternal grandmother was born here in 1884 on the original homestead (torn down in the 1960s) which stood where the photographer stood to get this picture of the old smokehouse and well. 424 more words


Homestead Update

The crew finished my barn addition this week! I am looking forward to pulling some of my junk important accessories out of my main workshop and storing them in the new addition so I will have some room to work on some projects this winter. 233 more words